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Marouane Fellaini
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Fellaini playing for Belgium at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Marouane Fellaini-Bakkioui
Date of birth 22 November 1987 (1987-11-22) (age 34)
Place of birth Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium
Height 1.94 m
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Shandong Luneng
Number 25
Youth career
1994–1997 Anderlecht
1997–2000 Mons
2000–2002 R. Francs Borains
2002–2004 Sporting Charleroi
2004–2006 Standard Liège
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Standard Liège 64 (9)
2008–2013 Everton 141 (25)
2013–2019 Manchester United 119 (12)
2019– Shandong Luneng 22 (8)
National team
2004–2005 Belgium U18 3 (0)
2006 Belgium U19 6 (1)
2006–2007 Belgium U21 7 (0)
2007–2018 Belgium 87 (18)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2019.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marouane Fellaini-Bakkioui (born 22 November 1987) is a Belgian professional footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Chinese club Shandong Luneng Taishan.


Fellaini played youth football for Anderlecht, R.A.E.C. Mons, Royal Francs Borains and Charleroi S.C. before joining Standard Liège. After winning the Belgian First Division and the Ebony Shoe as a Liège player, he moved to England to join Everton.

After five years at Everton, he moved to Manchester United in a deal worth £27.5 million in September 2013. He spent five years with Manchester United, winning four trophies. In February 2019, Fellaini joined Shandong Luneng.

Fellaini played for Belgium between 2007 and 2018. He played over 80 times for his country. He represented the team at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Personal life

Fellaini was born in Etterbeek, Brussels to Moroccan parents. In March 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, he tested positive to COVID-19.



Standard Liège

Manchester United



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